Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Beech House
Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA(8 miles, 13 km)
A mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Windermere. Empty of original furniture, this is a place for all the family to enjoy. Join a guided tour to learn more about the castle's colourful history.
Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH(7 miles, 11 km)
Wordsworth's most famous home where he was inspired to write most of his poetry. Take an entertaining guided tour around Dove Cottage and explore the museum and special exhibition. Special activities for families.
Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JS(2 miles, 4 km)
The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet and can be reached by strolling through ancient woodland and landscaped glades. The perfect place for a family and picnic.
The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX(7 miles, 11 km)
Art gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.
The Spit, Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0PE(0 miles, 0 km)
We offer a wide range of land and water based activities in the Lake District including RYA sailing courses, corporate events, team building activities, youth group events, and family adventure days.
The Pier House, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0US(0 miles, 0 km)
The ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise on a beautiful lake with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District.
Lodore Boat Landings, Derwentwater, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UX(8 miles, 12 km)
Tuition/hire in canoes, kayaks, sailing boats, dragon boat, Viking longship voyager canoe on Derwentwater, individuals/groups/families/special needs catered for.
Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9QZ(6 miles, 10 km)
Make yourself comfortable in the former home of National Trust Founder, Canon Rawnsley. Only partially restored and decorated, this isn’t a typical National Trust experience.
The SUP Hut, Lodore Boat Landings, Borrowdale, Keswick, CA12 5UX(8 miles, 12 km)
Lake District Paddle Boarding is the Lake District, Cumbria's only dedicated Stand Up Paddle Boarding provider.
Millans Park, Compston Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9AD(8 miles, 13 km)
We offer the complete evening out, you can wine and dine, see a film and then watch some live jazz in the jazz bar.
Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LU(7 miles, 11 km)
Wordsworth's best loved family home for 37 years. It was here that he wrote many of his poems. He became Poet Laureate to Queen Victoria at the age of 74 and was his most successful.
Threlkeld Quarry, Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TT(6 miles, 10 km)
Museum reflecting the mining/quarrying heritage of Cumbria, largest collection of vintage excavators in Europe from 20thC. Underground guided tours. Narrow gauge railway with diesel and steam.
Pooley Bridge, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2NW(7 miles, 12 km)
This area is rich in prehistoric remains including a standing stone, stone circle and cairns. Moor Divock is 300 metres above sea level, forming part of Askham Fell, to the East of Ullswater.
Castlerigg, Keswick, Cumbria, CA10 2AA(7 miles, 12 km)
Raised in circa 3000BC, Castlerigg is perhaps the most atmospheric of all British stone circles with the mountain of Helvellyn as a dramatic backdrop.
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Bus Route: Dungeon Ghyll-Elterwater-Ambleside
Ambleside - Dungeon Ghyll (via Skelwith Bridge, Elterwater & Chapel Stile)